What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name MESSENGER, KEVIN A Employer name Franklin Corr Facility Amount $138,628.30 Date 06/15/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name O'MEARA, ELIZABETH A Employer name Gouverneur Correction Facility Amount $138,626.04 Date 07/31/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHLOSS, BARBARA A Employer name Ninth Judicial Dist Amount $138,623.46 Date 09/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARCROW, RICHARD Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $138,621.97 Date 08/29/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORGONE, BRUCE C Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $138,621.42 Date 08/20/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WANDERMAN, PHILIP Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,621.29 Date 05/13/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DE LUCA, JEFFREY Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,620.70 Date 12/21/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BONSANTI, KIM M Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,620.29 Date 12/23/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MATSEN, JOHN Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,618.12 Date 04/18/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OCHWAT, JOHN B Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,615.73 Date 02/28/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DORAN, CRAIG J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $138,615.38 Date 02/15/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC MANUS, ROBERT C Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,614.65 Date 09/20/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI RUZZA, SANDRA A Employer name Village of Mamaroneck Amount $138,611.50 Date 01/26/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STURM, EDWARD F Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,611.02 Date 02/19/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SWAGGARD, MARK A Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $138,610.42 Date 07/22/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SCHWENZFEIER, ERIC F Employer name Temporary & Disability Assist Amount $138,609.39 Date 11/12/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAMOYEDNY, PAUL C Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,604.09 Date 07/27/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SIMON, MARK O Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,602.75 Date 07/03/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENTRASTI, ROBERT A Employer name Fairview Fire District Amount $138,601.63 Date 03/07/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name HORVATH, JEAN Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,599.40 Date 08/25/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALAGUIT, NONA LUZ F Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,599.10 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERRITT, JEFFREY A Employer name Town of New Castle Amount $138,595.75 Date 02/21/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KAPSALIS, LEONARD G Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,592.10 Date 09/28/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LALOTA, NICHOLAS J Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,592.10 Date 09/30/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUGH, VANESSA D Employer name Suffolk County Amount $138,592.10 Date 04/24/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEWIN, DONNA ANN-MARIE Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $138,591.75 Date 04/11/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIEDLECKI, DAVID P Employer name Buffalo City School District Amount $138,591.19 Date 05/04/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYON, GORDON W Employer name Court of Appeals Amount $138,591.18 Date 10/24/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAKES, AMY B Employer name Nassau Health Care Corp. Amount $138,585.57 Date 07/09/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KAPICA, DAVID J Employer name Village of Tarrytown Amount $138,584.46 Date 04/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CARUSO, MARK J Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,584.42 Date 12/06/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALLICKAL, LEELAMMA K Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,583.59 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC CRORKEN, ROBERT E Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,582.60 Date 11/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LORIDO, MARYGRACE Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,581.77 Date 10/05/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name AGONAFER, GIRMA Employer name Roswell Park Cancer Institute Amount $138,581.52 Date 10/22/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROWE, LORRAINE Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $138,580.56 Date 10/01/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORBETT, JILL J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $138,579.88 Date 10/27/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DRAKE, CHRISTOPHER C Employer name Town of Shelter Island Amount $138,579.06 Date 06/06/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHEA, KEVIN D Employer name Town of Clarkstown Amount $138,577.53 Date 02/06/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRANT, JOHN P Employer name City of Watervliet Amount $138,574.38 Date 01/31/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STUNGIS, CHESTER P, III Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $138,573.77 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEWMAN, KIA K Employer name Dutchess County Amount $138,573.20 Date 01/05/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, MICHAEL Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,567.66 Date 12/22/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOCHNER, JOSEPH G Employer name Dept of Public Service Amount $138,567.54 Date 02/14/1977 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COAKLEY, MICHAEL J Employer name City of White Plains Amount $138,563.09 Date 11/14/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEMINARA, MELISSA Employer name Rockland County Amount $138,559.49 Date 06/11/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC TAVEY, MAUREEN Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,559.19 Date 08/15/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name YORK, ANTHONY Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $138,554.00 Date 10/06/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRANK, LARRY G Employer name Ogdensburg Corr Facility Amount $138,549.90 Date 11/09/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PARWANTA, KHALID Employer name Village of Spring Valley Amount $138,549.86 Date 10/07/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BLUMENSTOCK, ALBERT J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,547.70 Date 03/28/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ZEGLEN, JOSEPH J Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $138,538.29 Date 02/10/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DANYKO, STEPHANIE M Employer name Westchester Health Care Corp. Amount $138,535.97 Date 01/17/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FALCONE, MICHAEL A Employer name Greenburgh CSD Amount $138,533.62 Date 09/14/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALMESI, DOUGLAS R Employer name Hartsdale Fire Dist Commission Amount $138,533.28 Date 10/03/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARTIN, GREGORY A Employer name Town of East Hampton Amount $138,532.51 Date 05/05/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, MICHAEL P Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $138,531.35 Date 01/14/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAPLANTE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,528.90 Date 11/02/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name STROH, EUGENE R, JR Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $138,528.71 Date 11/27/1980 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHARIF, MARYAM Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $138,528.66 Date 10/31/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCK, MICHAEL A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,528.29 Date 09/22/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PERSAUD, PARMANAND Employer name Manhattan Psych Center Amount $138,525.90 Date 07/08/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHLMIER, ROBERT O Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,525.03 Date 11/19/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name WILSON, TERENCE H Employer name Village of Rye Brook Amount $138,524.77 Date 01/13/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name ROSARIO, RICHARD J Employer name Town of Carmel Amount $138,524.67 Date 01/19/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MURRAY, MATTHEW J Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,521.22 Date 10/23/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COMMERFORD, TIMOTHY S Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,515.87 Date 02/14/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KOGELMANN, MARY A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,514.39 Date 03/23/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACHMAR, WILLIAM M Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $138,512.57 Date 01/10/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRIGGS, THOMAS R Employer name Bedford CSD Amount $138,511.06 Date 05/25/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PURICK, MICHAEL A Employer name Town of Riverhead Amount $138,509.02 Date 03/29/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MARSHALL, RANDY J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $138,508.56 Date 09/04/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, ROBERT W Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,507.02 Date 07/22/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEYMOUR, JOHN A Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,506.62 Date 06/20/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BRAITHWAITE, ERIN Y Employer name Nassau County Amount $138,504.13 Date 11/01/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BROCKETT, STEVEN W Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 07/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, REGINALD J Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 03/01/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KULKIN, PETER M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/19/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LATWIN, JOSEPH L Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/06/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOLONEY, KATHERINE A Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/10/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORA, FRANK M Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/03/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAGONES, TIMOTHY G Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 08/13/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRACHTE, PAUL D Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLIAMS, EDDIE L Employer name Ninth Judicial District Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 04/07/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAWTHORNE, DAVID H Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/08/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PALERMO, CATHERINE J Employer name Office of Court Admin Normal Amount $138,500.00 Date 03/08/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BLANCHFIELD, MARK W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/01/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPANELLA, OTTAVIO Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 05/10/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI MEZZA, TRACI L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/01/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOERN, JAMES E Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/14/1999 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ROBERT W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 06/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KIRSCHNER, PHILIP W Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/04/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEIDEN, DANIEL L Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 02/18/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALL, WILLIAM R Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 10/04/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALLACE, RICHARD M Employer name Third Jud Dep Judges Amount $138,500.00 Date 01/01/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DWYER, DENNIS C, II Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,499.65 Date 10/30/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DIFFIN, PAUL J Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $138,499.24 Date 07/24/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MAC KINNON, SHAWN M Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $138,499.24 Date 08/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SALYERDS, BRANDON M Employer name Division of State Police Amount $138,496.28 Date 05/23/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name SHERIDAN, JOHN P Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $138,496.00 Date 09/09/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System